Archelaus the physician said that both men and beasts were made of lacteous slime, expressed by the heat of the earth
Pythagoras that our seed is the foam or cream of our better blood
Plato that it is the distillation of the marrow of the backbone
Alcmeon[?] that it is part of the substance of the brain
Democritus that it is a substance extracted from the whole mass of the body
Epicurus an extract from soul and body
Aristotle an excrement drawn from the aliment of the blood.
And our dear Montaigne that women go 11 months with child!
Have a spermy Sunday one and all. With love